|Iowa House of Representatives District 1|
| Term in office began|
| Term in office ended|
Whitead served in the United States Army. He is a member of the Riverside Project Committee, Sioux City Planning and Zoning, and Siouxland Metropolitan Planning Council Organization.
- Environmental Protection
- Government Oversight
- Local Government
- Natural Resources
- Public Safety
- Veterans Affairs (Vice Chair)
Whitead did not run for re-election in 2010.
On November 4, 2008, Whitead was re-elected to the 1st District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Jeremy Taylor (R). Whitead raised $87,508 for his campaign, while Taylor raised $70,523.
|Iowa State House of Representatives, District 1|
|Wesley Whitead (D)||6,148|
|Jeremy Taylor (R)||6,093|
In 2008 Whitead collected $87,508 in donations.
His five largest donors were:
|Iowa Democratic Party||$50,997|
|Quad Cities Federation of Labor||$3,000|
|United Food & Commercial Workers International Union||$3,000|
|Sturdevant, James C.||$2,500|
|Food & Commercial Workers Local 1142||$2,500|
- Wesley Whitead on the Iowa Legislature Website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002
|Iowa House of Representatives District 1
| Succeeded by|
State of Iowa
Des Moines (capital)
|State executive officers||
Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Treasurer | Auditor of State | Director of Education | Commissioner of Insurance | Secretary of Agriculture | Director of Natural Resources | Commissioner of Labor | Chair of Utilities |